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barricaded himself in a house in the first place. we will have an update on the investigation. >> major changes are coming to the golden gate bridge. when you cross the bridge next wednesday morning the toll takers will be gone and, so will the 15 minutes an hour speed limit. we will tell you how the change could affect your commute. >> we're also following march madness here on the >> w[ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> go morning, if some of the top stories that we are following this thursday march 21st. police are looking for the head coach of a traveling bay area baseball team. he is suspected of molesting a teenager and secretly selling a another one. >> president obama is in the west bank this morning for meetings with palestinian leaders on a protest for restarting mid east peace
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talks with israel. >> let the big dance began. and just hours from now thousands will be heading to the south bay to watch march madness. we will have a live report from h.p. pavilion. >> the conditions to mind will be chilly and overnight the temperatures may be in the upper 30's. we do have warmer weather just-in-time for the weekend. >> there is still a quiet ride and here is a quick commute check from the san mateo bridge. we are seen some slowing on 580 and highway for westbound. on 580 there is a stalled car and this is backing up traffic on two 05. the south bay peninsula is still looking good. >> the search continues for a bay area high school baseball coach who is accused of molesting one boy and secretly famine another.
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along with coaching, he is also the owner of the sports business in san leandro. kron4 will tran is live and fun of that business. >> as you can see this business is closed. it will be closed indefinitely. this is a triple play batting cage. it is owned by this man on your screen. he is 52 years old. this is a mug shot that was taking back in october when he was accused of molesting a child. the latest accusations are stating that he has done this again. also, this other boy who we talked about that was filmed while he was getting undressed. they noticed this when that went to the man's house and went through his computer and this all the footage. there's no word on where he is at but he is the coach of
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the steam. this is made up of high school baseball players. they travel all around and they have won several championships. they're very successful. i am trying to talk with some of the neighbors and they stated that they had no idea that this was going on. they stated that he seemed to be very quiet. >> another developing story that we are following this morning. two pedestrians were hit by a utility truck in san francisco. it happened just after 10:00 p.m. last night at of the snc and west portal. authority say that both the man and woman were seriously injured. . the hospital this morning. investigators think that dense fog may be to
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blame. they are currently no charges being filed against the driver. >> and vallejo, a police standoff ends with officers opening fire and killing the suspect. if this is video that you only see on kron 4. it was all caught on camera by a neighbor. you concede the swat team using an armored vehicle to move in on the house. police said that the men have been pointingeighbors earlier in the day. it was when he broke a window and pointed a shotgun at least the officers responded with deadly force. when they finally into the long, police found a shotgun next to the man, but will not confirmed yet if he died by police fire or from a self- inflicted wound. >> san mateo school officials at aragon high
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school. are stepping up security this morning after an anonymous threat was posted on facebook. it is described as a rambling threat that targets the high school today. investigators are working on trying to figure out who is responsible. >> police also looking for the person was shot and killed a 20 year-old man in antioch. it happened yesterday afternoon just off the campus of marshall elementary. the school was " not placed on lockdown " no word on the identity of the victim. police have not released a suspect information. >> we are also following march madness here on kron 4 morning news. four games will be played today in san jose, including what is basically a home game for the cal bears. let's go out to kron 4 urs mike pelton who is live h.p. pavilion. >> going back to the cal and
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the u. n l the game. this is a little unusual because they're giving regional advantage to the lord scene. cal does not normally do this or schedule rematches. cal and u.n.l.v. played on december the ninth. if u.n.l.v. won the game by one point. we will see what will happen today. i am just noticing all of these times. >> this dame will be at 4:27 p.m.. there is money in this pullool
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>> welcome back. the time is 6:09 a.m.. if it's taken a look at the stock markets this morning. futures trading shows all three indexes in the-this morning. stocks were up yesterday as the federal reserve stood by its plan to boost the economy. off here is a look at the closing numbers. the dow was up 56 points. it briefly traded at an all- time high today. the nasdaq rose 25 points. the s&p was up by 10 points. >> youtube says that more than 1 billion people are
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now visiting its online video site each month to watch everything from clips of contents to scenes of social unrest from the world. the milestone was announced yesterday and marks another step in youtubes evolution from a startup that was launched in 2005 to one of the most in florence to forces in today's media. youtube hits the billion mark of five months after facebook said that is on my social network reached that figure for the first time. google purchased youtube back in 2006 from $1.7 billion. when the video side had an estimated 50 million users worldwide. >> the guy who has bought silicon valley startup "jybe " so it can bring back
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five of their former engineers to help the internet company build better mobile applications. " tojybe " is a mobile service that gathers the peoples of recommendations about food and entertainment. the deal was announced yesterday and marks yahoos the fourth acquisition of a small startup adorn the past five months. >> rising gas prices are really taken a chunk out of people's monthly budgets. now the bay area grocer is working with a low oil company to reduce the prices are around the northern california area. safeway is teaming up with chevron to give you a break at the pump. the deal is simple. buy more groceries, and you say more at the chevron devastation. accumulated enough reward points and you could save up to 20¢ per gallon. the offer is open to any safeway club member, and to redeem the gas rewards,
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sitting at 47 degrees and 48 degrees out the door in mountain view. the wet weather is behind us. yes, we have 40's outside am i for 12:00 we will see 50's for most of us. some locations may be in six days. by 2:00 p.m. all the green will start to build. it will be cooler along the coastline and remember that the wins will pick up. as we take a look at afternoon highs will have plenty of 60's. cupertino is as 66 degrees. those temperatures will be warmer that yesterday but they still will be on the cool side for some of us. fairfield will get close to 70 degrees. downtown san francisco will begin at 61 degrees. satellite radar shows that any moisture has pushed its
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way to the east. it is pretty quiet whether or around the bay. the high pressure is starting to build. the wins will pick up as we head into friday. 70 degrees are possible for the week can. the next opportunity for wet weather is the middle of next week. >> it will be a 20 to 30 percent chance for rain. >> we are looking at day good ride and we are not tracking any hot spots. the back of the the bay bridge is a little bigger than usual. it is already starting to slow on the 880 approach. this is in the center of your screen. the drive time is at 16 to 18 minutes. this is even if you
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are coming in from the mimic freeway. the san mateo bridge at 880 looks good. the golden gate bridge ride is easy and across the span. as we of that the east bay drive time is 16 minutes from hercules to berkeley for in the state 80 westbound. 24 is still a good ride out and walnut creek. the commute for some reason seems to have stalled and this may be the only map that we have to look at. you will see that there are no delays even for the a's trains. >> north korea say that that will attack u.s. military bases in japan and the pacific island of guam if provoked. this is a day after leader kim jong-un
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oversaw a mockup drone strike on south korea. the north also killed an air raid drill through after an today after accusing the united states the preparing a military strike using bombers that have overflown the caribbean peninsula. south korea said they hacking attack on the servers of the local broadcasters and the banks yesterday's originative from an ip address in china. >> in national news. the senate has passed a huge spending bill to fund the government through the end of september. the bill would also avoid a partial federal shut down at the end of the month. a vote today in the house would send the measure to the president for his signature. it includes
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funding for the day-to-day operating budgets of every cabinet agency out, and another $87 billion for military operations in afghanistan and i iraq. >> the unemployment rate for veterans dropped last year, according to a new labor report. veteran still lag behind on veterans in the job market. the jobless rate for veterans who served in the military since the 911 and terror attacks dropped by 2% 2012. >> recordings have surfaced of an anti-gay tirade by folk musician michelle shocked. it was born a sunday night performance in san francisco. >> after the rent, the club, "yoshis ", pulled the plug and ended the show. since
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sunday, at least 10 been used to run the country have canceled shows, saying that they disagree with shocks' commons. shot issued a statement, saying " i do not, nor have i ever, said or believe that died hated homosexuals. i said that some of his followers believe that. " i am very sorry. i do not always express myself as clearly as i should. >> california's lieutenant governor is weighing in on the upcoming supreme court hearing on same-sex marriage. as mayor of san francisco, gavom mewsp, directed the city clerk to issues same-sex marriage licenses nine years ago. while those first marriages
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were later ruled illegal, many credit the action with getting the marriage to equity ball rolling. the lieutenant governor is optimistic about the supreme court's here in hopes that the outcome will allow same- sex couples from the country to get married. >> the supreme court is scheduled to hear those arguments next tuesday and wednesday. >> nearly 100 protesters were arrested yesterday on the loss vegas strip. workers demonstrate against the cosmopolitan casino protesting that their union contract negotiations that have lasted for two years. employees of the casino said that the drawn-out contract talks have stalled health care and job security. the protesters shut down traffic on the strip in both directions for more than hour. >> the puppeteer who get sesame street's elmo his voice, is facing a
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disturbing new lawsuit. a federal lawsuit has been filed this week by sheldon stevens, who claims that kevin clash through a crystal meth " sex " party in 2004. stevens is the fourth man to sue the ex elmo puppeteer. he was the first one to publicly claim that he had a sexual relationship with him as a teenager. three other men then file a lawsuit accusing clash of befriending them as teenagers and then having sex with them. accusations led to clashes be suspended from sesame street. he eventually resigned. his lawyer says the latest lawsuit is " meritless and barred by the statue of limitations. " barred by the statue of limitations. " >> we[ male announcer ]k. you think you know me. i'm just red carpets, big spectacles and the a-list. that's only the beginning. i have more than one red carpet.
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>> two men are in custody after police found weapons in a redwood city storage unit. authorities received information that led them to search a the area. during the search police seized seven assault rifles, handguns and over 5000
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rounds of ammunition. the investigation was a result of " operation smart " a collaborative agreement that was designed to address a gang related violence occurring in menlo park in east palo alto. >> in oakland, a huge pot holes are causing big problems for drivers and bicyclist and the rock which district. they are so bad that they are damaging car tires and some bike riders say that they have fallen. the public works apartments in the next month, the city will have the end will pothole blitz where thousands of pot holes the route open will be filled in one day. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. the time is
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6:29 a.m.. we are just waiting for the opening bell. we will keep an eye on this and the numbers going up and down. >> the temperatures right now are mainly in the 40's. it is a few degrees warmer than 24 hours ago. today this is not the case will see sunshine. the numbers will go up in the afternoon. we will get pretty close to 70 degrees. it is breezy weather that will stick with us into tomorrow. the wins will approach from the north and the temperatures will be slightly warmer. we may see 70's as we head into the weekend. if i will have full details coming up. >> the back up continues for the bay bridge in the westbound direction. it is 18 to 20 minutes from the macarthur mayes. the quick commute shows that on 580
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and highway 4 you can now include interstate 80 or portions of it perry ed south bay peninsula still looks good. >> the golden gate bridge will start and all electronic toll in next week and that is not the only thing that is changing. if to get you more news faster we will go to our solo rapporteur jackie sissel , was live of the golden gate bridge with details. >> there are a lot of changes. on march 20th that was all the electronic.27th. ths also a change. it will be a maximum of 50 mi. per hour. the poll has been placed in
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that will have a meeting to decide on its cities to be increased to 25 mi. per hour. this is for the purpose of increasing the flow of traffic. i had a chance to talk to one of the chp officers and he talked about the plan. >> there will be an adjustment phase for everyone. everyone will have to adjust to this and we will absolutely be here to make sure the transition is: okay. we will do our best to make sure people are doing that. >> they have really been tried to get the word out as possible. they have signs all over marin county. if there letting people know about the changes. the traffic still may take awhile for them to get used to this. this is the case right now and they are looking at increasing the
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speed by 10 mi.. >> next wednesday, this will be our top story. >> the time is 6:32 a.m.. the fbi and rohnert police are looking for a serial bank robber called " the lady bandit. " this is a surveillance photo the man who is suspected of robbing three banks in the sonoma county area. he is known for giving out demandingand wearing a hooded sweat shirt. police said that he was last seen getting into a 1990 jeep wrangler with a faded red paint. >> police of looking for the head coach of the traveling bay area baseball team. he is suspected of molesting one teenage boy, and secretly femina another one.
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investigators think that there may be even more victims. a $300,000 arrest warrant has been issued for 52 year-old joel kaufman of orinda. he coaches the " california smoke " a baseball club out of san jose. its players are from all of the bay area. kaufman is also the owner of a triple play usa, a batting cage facility in san leandro. >> police force arrested kaufman in august after the parents of a boy he allegedly molested filed charges against him. but no charges were filed even at that time. >> we're learning more about the police officer involved in the latest officer involve shooting in san jose. as we reported yesterday, his name is a boost barthelemy a five-year
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veteran of the department. video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news shows the scene from monday night. he fired one round, killing the still unidentified driver of a stolen car. police said that the driver was trying to run officer down. if they also confirm that he was involved in a another officer involve shooting in november last year. in that incident, he shot and wounded suspect wanted in a murder and robbery rampage. the santa clara county sheriff's office is handling this latest investigation. all of these things will be looked into and they will get documentation. >> as it is in standard protocol, officer bartje;e,u is on administrative leave pending the outcome of this
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investigation. >> a private visual is planned to my for the high school student was killed by a cal train in san jose on tuesday. 16 year-old donae johnican was struck by passing train just south of deer done station at 4 in the afternoon. he was a junior at lincoln high school in san jose. he was also an aspiring musician and a guitar player. friends and family members who attended the vigil, will not to disclose any more details. >> the golden gate bridge will start in all electronic next wednesday and the speed limit the toll both will also change. if the speed limit to the toes will no longer be 50 mi. per hour. it will be 25 mi. an hour to
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keep traffic moving more smoothly. on another bridges in the bay area, the fast track planes are set at 25 mi. an hour as well. bridge officials of the chp are expecting less congestion at the toll plaza when the electronic toll and comes on line. >> we will be right back. >> we will be right back. been waiting for the price of mattresses to fall? >> we will be right back. then hurry, sleep train's beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale ends sunday. save up to 40% on closeout sets from beautyrest and posturepedic. save hundreds on floor samples and closeout inventory. these prices are falling fast, but these deals won't last. sleep train's beautyrest and posturepedic closeout sale ends sunday. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ is more fun than ever.
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>> and welcome back. the time is 6:39 a.m.. details are emerging about the national park service's ambitions plan to overhaul yosemite valley. under the proposal horse rentals and bicycle rentals would no longer be allowed in the valley. the poll would be ruled from a comic ahwahnee hotel. the ice rink at the currey village would be torn out. the $235 million " immersed river plan " has been more than a decade in the making, and it has been delayed by several lawsuits from environmentalists. >> the fda is at scrscrapping
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a series of aggressive warning labels for cigarettes after deciding not to challenge a court ruling that said that the shocking images violated free-speech protections. if the images included men exhaling smoke through a hole in his throat, a baby next to a cloud of smoke and diseased lungs next to help the lungs. the fda will propose new labels, but that could take a few years. the cdc says the cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of " preventable death " in the united states, killing about 443,000 people per year. >> buses and san francisco will soon get this new act. muni does not want to put them up but say that it is out of their hands. in toll there will be six adds. one reads, that the punishment of a homosexuality is the death penalty. another reads, that homosexuality is a ugly in i ran we do not
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have homosexuals like that in our country. the ads are paid for by the american freedom defense initiative. most recently, the organization had a series of other assets or entire muslim on buses. >> that s f m a t a is receiving $3,000 to put up as on the buses all of the proceeds will go toward san francisco's human-rights campaign. >> we will be right back. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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the past month fell to a fresh five-year low. a decline in laos is helping strengthen the job market. the labor department says that weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 2000 to 336,000. the four week average fell 7500 make it the lowest since february of 2008. a steady decline in unemployment claims signal companies are laying off your workers. the average has fallen nearly 15% since november. >> freddie mac and its regulators are not doing a good enough job handling homeowners complaints about the company's handling their mortgages. an inspector general overseen the agency says that more than 25,000 complaints from homeowners were resolved. that happened between october 2011 and
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november of last year. but, 21 percent of the complaints were not taking care of within the required 30 day window. . the investor gaiter says dead freddie did a cold and adequate " job of making sure that their services complied with rules. >> as we head throughout the day will be sunny compared to yesterday. as we head into the weekend the temperatures will continue to rise. we do have big changes to talk about as we head into next wednesday. here's a look at the numbers. it is 40 degrees right now in napa. future cast 4 shows that will be in the '50s by lunchtime. by 2:00 p.m. was see temperatures in the '60s. the temperatures will go back down by 8:00 p.m.
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tonight. redwood city could come in at 63 degrees. 65 degrees is expected for campbell. 67 degrees for antioch. a downtown san francisco will barely escape the '60s. 67 will be your high and napa. it will be chilly but bright. there is quiet whether over the bay area. high pressure is starting to build and the winds will be coming from the north. it is a breezy lasted into the weekend. 70's are possible for sunday. as of right now we are looking and a 20 to 30 percent chance for the middle of next week. >> we have a hot spot at the bay bridge in the westbound
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direction. if there was an accident on the end, but it has been cleared. this has been their reason why the metering lights were slowed down. 580 is backing up into the macarthur mayes of the drive time is already over 22 minutes for the westbound ride. the accident is clear but for now it is still a hot spot. we continue to look at the bridges. the san mateo bridges problem. but the drive time is up to 13 minutes. off the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound has no problems. looking first at the east bay ride on interstate 880 and the short commute is still a good ride issue come down. the drive time is up to 18 minutes from hercules to berkeley. the south bay freeway looks
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good and 1 01 is still not been early backed up. the north bay rise still looks good for 101 which is under 30 minutes. >> the time is 6:49 a.m.. california's lieutenant governor weighs in on the upcoming supreme court hearing on same-sex marriage. discusses his role in what is happening now. kron4 dan, said down with gavin newsome today and has this report. >> he directed the city clerk to issue the marriage licenses and these licenses were ruled illegal. they get credit him for getting the ball rolling. we did stretch people's imagination about
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what is possible perry ed the biggest risk in life is not that we aim to high is that we came to low and reach it. the debate was not good enough and we may have succeeded and achieve but it would not have achieved that status >> he calls this a team effort and now with this being on the doorstep of the supreme court he credits the couples, politicians, and attorneys who refuse to give up. >> this is just a testament and this is always the right time to do the right thing. if you want to change things you have to do something. if you just cannot have a candlelight vigil and say this is how the world should be. if if you want anything done, this was about that has struck a very thin.
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we're talking about real people and their lives. >> newsom says that he is optimistic about the hearing and that he hopes the ruling will allow the couples to marriage not only in california but across the nation. >> we have a court that can step up and do the right thing. they have the time to right the wrong for the states that have a constitutional ban. they can rectify this. >> the u.s. supreme court is expected to rule on this on tuesday and wednesday of next week. then come in kron 4 news. >> in the north bay, a group of protesters rallied outside a town hall meeting of homeowners in san rafael. the protesters were more affordable housing and racial diversity in marin. off they have been at odds
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with the organization since december win who wants to maintain local control planning and affordable housing decisions. since december when also disagrees with a statewide initiative to lower greenhouse gas emissions. they want to put affordable housing developments near transportation corridors. they say that that move could lead to unnecessary retail shops and high price condos. the protesters outside the meeting do not see it that way. >> we do not believe in this. they're demonstrating against the lawn group of people. >> san rafael police officers were stationed outside the meeting to keep the peace. the meeting ended without any incidents. >> an annual tradition in san francisco's mission
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digit might not happen this year. you are looking at video from last year's carnival celebration. the organization that usually puts on the parade ran out of money. a new group just duckpin but has a lot of work to do. it needs to raise $170,000 and get 500 volunteers in order to keep the conable going for the 35th year. >> if they do not get the help that is needed, organizers could cut some of the celebrations. the conable is scheduled for may 25th and may 26th this year. the city is investigating why the original group in charge ran out of money. >> we will be right back.
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